Knicks Fans Owe Phil Jackson an Apology

As a lifelong fan of Philadelphia sports teams, I’ve seen more than my share of unpopular draft choices. Of course, the one everyone remembers is a small segment of the fan base booing the selection of Donovan McNabb with the second pick in 1999. In recent years, the narrative has shifted to make it seemContinue reading “Knicks Fans Owe Phil Jackson an Apology”

Unpopular Pop Culture Opinions

I feel like I’ve always fallen outside of the mainstream. Even as a child, I knew that many of my tastes were not in line with the majority. Often, my opinion is the unpopular one.

Week in Review (October 23, 2015)

I’m going into Manhattan for a close friend’s birthday party tomorrow night. I’ve lived here for over a year and I’m only a half-hour train ride from Penn Station, but I still have only gone into NYC a handful of times. It’s weird.

Shawn Kemp Was a Destroyer of Worlds

“The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long.“ – Lao Tzu, Te Tao Ching The mid-’90s Sonics never won the chip, but in fairness, they were victims of some horrible luck. In 1994, they lost to a really good Denver Nuggets team in the first occurrence of an 8-seed beating a 1-seedContinue reading “Shawn Kemp Was a Destroyer of Worlds”

“Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals” [2010]

HBO Sports documentary on how the rivalry of Magic Johnson & Larry Bird shaped modern basketball and launched the modern NBA. Christopher Pierznik is the author of eight books,¬†all of which can be purchased in paperback and Kindle. His work has appeared on XXL, Cuepoint, Business Insider, The Cauldron, and many more. He has beenContinue reading ““Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals” [2010]”